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IBM, Hyperledger Blockchain ID System for Banks Launches in Brazil

CIP, a facilitator of Brazilian banking and financial infrastructure, has officially launched its blockchain ID platform via a partnership with IBM using Hyperledger Fabric, Cointelegraph Brazil reported on June 12.The identity solution, dubbed “Device ID,” will see participation from nine banks, and is reportedly integrated into Brazil’s domestic clearing

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Iran Developing National Blockchain Platform on IBM Hyperledger Fabric

The Central Bank of Iran (CBI), via its Informatics and Services Corporation (ISC) and in conjunction with Areatak — a Tehran-based blockchain solutions provider — is developing a national blockchain project for its banking and financial sector.Called the Borna platform, Iran hopes to use the project to revamp its

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Hyperledger Rolls Out Suite of Blockchain Tools for Interoperability

Hyperledger has introduced a set of tools dubbed “Hyperledger Aries” aimed at interoperability of different types of blockchain-based data. The company announced the development in a blog post on May 14.Hyperledger Aries is a set of tools that purportedly enables the exchange of blockchain-based data, supports peer-to-peer (P2P) messaging

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Upgraded Hyperledger Fabric Sees 7-Fold Increase in Transaction Speed

Researchers have re-engineered the Hyperledger Fabric to support almost seven times more transactions per second (TPS), according to a May 2 news release from Canada’s University of Waterloo.A new series of optimizations increased the volume of data that the blockchain — used by financial institutions, IT giants and engineering

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Blockchain Firm Digital Asset Integrates Smart Contract Language With Hyperledger

Blockchain software firm Digital Asset will integrate their smart contract language DAML with Hyperledger Sawtooth, a modular platform for distributed ledgers. Digital Asset announced the development in a blog post on April 16.In the post, Digital Asset revealed that it has begun working with Hyperledger members, Blockchain Technology Partners

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Fintech Firm MonetaGo Pivots to R3’s Corda After Spell Leveraging Hyperledger Fabric

Software development company MonetaGo has switched over from Hyperledger Fabric to R3’s Corda as an enterprise blockchain platform, economics magazine Global Trade Review (GTR) reported on Feb. 26.MonetaGo, which previously had ties with both platforms, will now use Corda as it continues its expansion into Mexico and other international markets

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Intel Launches Commercial Blockchain Package Based on Hyperledger Fabric

Intel has launched a commercial blockchain package based on the Hyperledger ecosystem, according to marketing materials published on Feb. 12.Intel, which is a member of the Hyperledger collaboration — hosted by the Linux Foundation along with IBM and other major financial institutions — has announced that its new product is

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Italian Postal Service Joins Hyperledger Blockchain Community

The Italian postal service provider, Poste Italiane, has joined the Hyperledger blockchain community, Cointelegraph Italia reported on Jan. 29.Hyperledger is a collaborative project led by the Linux Foundation which aims to create open-source standards for blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT). It includes several industry leaders, including American Express, Cisco,

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